Travel Blogs from Ireland

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The Last Straw, Galway, Ireland travel blog

The Last Straw

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... to show up to our prearranged meeting (I thought). Seems like that's a bust. Annette from I.C.E. called after lunch. (Lunch in Ireland is from 1 to 2.) I didn't get the university job. The client had looked at 5 CV's, and done 2 interviews of ...

Christmas at Home, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Christmas at Home

A travel blog entry by faff

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Myself and Angie celebrated Christmas and New Years apart this year. Angie had to work over the Christmas period and the flights got too expensive for a 2 day visit. I mainly spent lots of time with my family instead of trying to catch up with all my ...

Sunny Ireland, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Sunny Ireland

A travel blog entry by faff

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... 10 days. She got to meet the rest of my Dad's side of the family. Overall, it was a great 4 weeks to be home in Ireland. It felt a little long at times and we feel our lives are on hold at the moment but it is really worth spending this time to ...

Freelance Digital Design Specialist, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Freelance Digital Design Specialist

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... work on a contract basis, and he paid me €10 ($15) for the hour of work I'd done. The first money I've made in Ireland! This is stuff I don't really know how to do, but I know more than he does, and I realized that I actually love tinkering around ...

Loving Ireland's History, Cork, Ireland travel blog

Loving Ireland's History

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... where prisoners of the day were kept in rough conditions by today's standards... I'm loving having a car... a real luxury. Ireland is ridicously expensive, and I'd recommend the British Isles only for people with a pressing need or interest AND ...

Rock of Cashel - Castle, Cashel, Ireland travel blog

Rock of Cashel - Castle

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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We travelled as a 4some from Kit's in Kilmeague to The Rock of Cashel through the beautiful countryside of Ireland with it's typical gorse hedges and rock walls. There's no shortage of stone here so it gets put to good use as a building material in almost ...

Last day in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Last day in Ireland

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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Here I am in Dublin... my last day in Ireland. I left my B&B in Ballycarry at 9am this morning, and arrived into Dublin 2 hours later. After dumping my bag in my room, I caught a public bus into the city centre and boarded the city's excellent hop on ...

Still in Cork, Cork, Ireland travel blog

Still in Cork

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... though its been 3 hours since I last ate. It's interesting to see how the quality of accommodation affects you. As I travel through Ireland next week, I think I think I will splurge a little more on B and Bs given that my mood as of late hasn't been the ...

A Dissertation on the Irish Pub, Galway, Ireland travel blog

A Dissertation on the Irish Pub

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... all the pubs on Shop Street are standing room only on a Saturday night. Pubs really are the life of the town in Ireland. There's no equivalent to a Boston Pizza or even Second Cup...there's the Eddie Rocket's diner and some cafes and coffee shops, ...

DUBLIN!, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

DUBLIN!

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... It intrigued is as it has live traditional music from 2:30pm to 2:30am each day. We had to have that pint of Guinness in Ireland. It did taste a little smoother than at home. Being in dublin helps with the flavour we think. We ended up chatting with two ...

Writers' Conference, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Writers' Conference

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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Not much to report during the day. Katherine and I walked out to the movie theatre (called a "cinema" here) but there wasn't anything we wanted to see, so we walked back. In the wind! Apparently when there's a hurricane in the Atlantic, it affects the ...

The Surreal Life Part III, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

The Surreal Life Part III

A travel blog entry by basa1126

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Ireland la Linda!!! Saturday (First off I know it has been a while...so lets just pretend that between this blog and the last blog there was just the worlds largest comma (,) and we continue) So burnt, beaten, and bruised (somehow) we arrived at ...

Get naked: get a free flight, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Get naked: get a free flight

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Another week, another airline promotion. This week, being St Patrick's Day and all, how appropriate to have to get your gear off to get a free flight: About 400 people have stripped off in London in order to win free flights in a stunt organised ...

Guinness 5 conference: Dublin 08, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Guinness 5 conference: Dublin 08

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... , but the people and heaving nightlife are certainly great craic. Many thanks to Dave, Lloyd, Tom and Alex for the many medicinal Guinness' we enjoyed and sometimes endured. I'll look forward to coming back one day to explore further afield in ...

rosslare pin, Rosslare, Ireland travel blog

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A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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rosslare pin, Rosslare, Ireland travel blog

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Wexford pin, Wexford, Ireland travel blog

Wexford pin

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Pubbing, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Pubbing

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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I started the day with a late breakfast at The Coffee Club, a cafe that serves gluten-free food (!). (GF-friendly food includes yummy dessert-style bread, GF brownies, soup, sandwiches, eggs, baked potato). Then it went downhill from there with more ...

Galway, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Galway

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Well we didn't quite make it to Limerick. As we were on our way we realized it wasn't meant to be. We read in our guide books that it is a pretty rough city. It was referred to as "stab town", ya charming. We also heard on the news that some mob boss was ...

Writers, Castles, and Tourist Restaurants, Listowel to Killarney, Ireland travel blog

Writers, Castles, and Tourist Restaurants

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... ) who became the King of England at the Battle of Hastings in 1066? Well, it took the Normans a little longer to conquer Ireland (until 1169), and in fact they only ever managed to control two-thirds of it. This was because Ireland was not a single ...

Good Conversations with New Friends, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Good Conversations with New Friends

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... a writer friend in Dublin so would pump him and e-mail me. They both said to stick it out, both in writing and in Ireland. Katherine revealed that when she returns to Canada she is going to study to become a holistic animal doctor, as she feels she has ...

Irish Music is Great, Killarney, Ireland travel blog

Irish Music is Great

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... in bypassing those countries that are extremely pricey and/or hold little interest for them? But I am enjoying most aspects of Ireland... last night was great. I went to a very Irish pub with traditional music and had quite a few Murphy's beers and ...

Peace at Last, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Peace at Last

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... you. Cindy says she'll always be proud of me. Kim says that no matter what, I'll still have spent two months in Ireland. I talked to Arvin on MSN tonight, and came away feeling peaceful--something that's eluded me for a long time. I don't know what ...

North coast of N. Ireland, Ballycastle, United Kingdom travel blog

North coast of N. Ireland

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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After being inundated with some serious history in Derry, we decided to take in a little more nature on our way to our next stop of Ballycastle. We headed for the Giants Causeway on the north coast. The causeway is comprised of over 38,000 hexagonal ...

Three Days in Brief, Galway, Ireland travel blog

Three Days in Brief

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... also thought about my writing career. It occurred to me that I can write travel articles about Canada for papers/magazines in Ireland and the UK, and travel articles about Ireland for markets in Canada and the US. Playing both sides--a sweet position! ...

Return to Galway, Kilronan, Inishmore, Aran Islands, to Galway, Ireland travel blog

Return to Galway

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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I bestowed my birthday flowers on the old lady who helps her daughter run the B&B. (It's a family affair, with the preteen children helping out too.) She was tickled pink. I felt bad letting them go, but her pleasure was worth it. Then I caught the ...

Ring of Kerry Tour and SUN!!, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Ring of Kerry Tour and SUN!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... drove around the island. It was a very sunny and absolutely beautiful day out, which we counted ourselves lucky for being in Ireland and all.  We went to a granite quarry and climbed a huge hill to get a better view of the surrounding. ...

Oh Blarney, Killarney, Ireland travel blog

Oh Blarney

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... kind of undecided as to what I'll do afterwards... probably drive up to Limerick, via the Dingle Peninsula. I'm getting into Ireland... the east coast didn't really do much for me. But the beauty of the southern western coast is definitely setting ...

EU Charity Cycle  -- The Challenge, Derry, Ireland travel blog

EU Charity Cycle -- The Challenge

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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The Idea As you know, the EU increases from 15 to 25 countries on 1st May 2004. This provides a unique moment in time in which to explore the ten new member countries, eight of which are former communist bloc countries. I love cycling, camping, ...

Dublin  - So Long, Dublin, Ireland travel blog

Dublin - So Long

A travel blog entry by sunnysean

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Well folks after endless counting down the days, I finally left work Yippeee!!!! Sorry Tom D, you are a nice boss :-) . Here I am, finally writing my inaugural blog. By the time you have read this I shall have cleared all 28 items on my to do list and ...

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